Prescrire drugs to avoid

TaperMD flags medications that are included on Prescrire’s annual list of “drugs to avoid.” This list contains reasons, references, and suggestions for safer alternative medications. Click on the TaperMD flag for a medication to get more information from the Prescrire list.

Prescrire is a non-profit continuing education organization, based in France, and is committed to better patient care. Prescrire and Prescrire International provide independent information, by and for healthcare professionals.

Access to the detailed research underlying these screens is available through an annual paid subscription. Visit the Prescrire site for more information.

83 boulevard Voltaire
75558 Paris Cedex 11